Overview

The Microbiology Department invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor to start August 2018. This position will support our new Bachelor of Arts in Public Health degree, housed in the Department of Microbiology. Multiple opportunities exist for interdisciplinary collaboration on infectious disease and public health projects with colleagues in Microbiology, as well as in other departments at Miami University, including Statistics and the Center for Analytics and Data Science, Computer Science and Software Engineering, Gerontology and the Scripps Gerontology Center, Anthropology, Kinesiology, and Biology. There are also possibilities to partner with local hospitals, clinics, and the Butler County Department of Health. Finally, the multi-ethnic population of Butler and Hamilton Counties provides rich opportunities to conduct community-engaged research with diverse and often underserved populations.

More information is available at http://microbiology.miamioh.edu/positions. The Department of Microbiology (http://microbiology.miamioh.edu/) has 16 faculty and instructional staff, and approximately 25 graduate students and 200 undergraduate majors. With areas of emphasis in Molecular Microbiology, Microbial Pathogenesis and Environmental Microbiology, our nationally funded research programs cover viral, bacterial and eukaryotic systems, and are supported by state-of-the-art facilities in the Center for Bioinformatics and Genomics, the Center for Advanced Microscopy and Imaging, and laboratories with advanced biophysical instrumentation.

Duties/Physical Demands:

Teach courses in upper-level epidemiology and introductory microbiology; develop an externally funded research program in areas of infectious disease epidemiology (laboratory or field based) involving both undergraduate and graduate students; achieve an excellent record of publication in peer-reviewed journals; carry out service to the university.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Epidemiology or related field by date of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications:

Consideration may be given to those candidates with evidence of past research accomplishments with a strong potential to obtain extramural funding; background in epidemiology or public health; the ability to achieve excellence in teaching and mentoring; and a willingness to contribute to curricular development.

Duration: 9 months

Temporary: No

Benefit Eligible: Yes

For Inquiries for Posting, Contact: Dr. Joseph Carlin

Posting Inquiries Contact Information (phone, email…):
carlinjm@miamioh.edu

Required Documents: Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Statement of Research Plans, Teaching Philosophy

Special Instructions to Applicant:
Department will request letters of reference from every reference listed on your application.

Application Types Accepted: Faculty

Criminal Background Check Required: Yes